Shurugwi

KEY FACTS, GEOGRAPHIC AND DEMOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS

Zimbabwe, strategically located in the heart of Southern Africa is home to the Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world.

Owing to its geographical landscape, the country has significant agriculture, forestry and tourism potential. The population is relatively distributed across the country. More densely populated urban areas.

Key Country Facts

Capital:                                                            Harare

Official Languages:                                         English, Ndebele and Shona

Currency:                                                        Multi Currency System

Dialling Code:                                                 +263

Population (2012est.):                                                 12 973 308

World Population Rank:                                              72

Population Growth Rate (2012):                    4.375%

Rank Population growth in Africa:                  23

Literacy Rate:                                                  97%

Shurugwi Town Council Summary

TOWN STATUS GRANTED IN                                                :                1971

POPULATION ESTIMATE                                                        :               26100

TRANSIT POPULATION                                                              :               10000

AREA (total surface area)                                                           :               2.75 sq.km

ALTITUDE                                                                                         :          1 502 m

 

RAINFALL

Shurugwi Town Council  is situated in the Midlands Province with coordinates of 19°40'S, 29°58'E.The total annual precipitation averages 963.7 mm (37.9 inches) which is equivalent to 963.7 Litres/m² (23.64 Gallons/ft²).

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Road Networks

TARRED                                                              : 16.81km

EARTH                                                                 :   21.82 km

GRAVEL                                                              :  69.58 km

Town Workforce

121        employees

Housing Units

LOW DENSITY                                 : 475

MEDIUM DENSITY                         : 2683

HIGH DENSITY                                : 737

Governance

WARDS                                                                              :               13          

COUNCILLORS                                                                :               13

Number of Schools(Public and Private)

SECONDARY                                                     : 3 private secondary schools

PRIMARY                                                           : 1 primary for council, 1 government and 3primary    schools

VOCATIONAL                                                   : 1 vocational training centre

Medical Facilities

NUMBER OF HOSPITALS                         `                         :1 district hospital and I private

NUMBER OF CLINICS                                                                   : 2 clinics for council and 2 private

NUMBER OF PRIVATE MEDICAL FACILITIES                      : 3 medical facilities

Reasons to invest Shurugwi Town Council
  • Availability of developable land
  • Facilitates easier individual deed ownership
  • Gently sloping terrain contributing to reduced service costs
  • Abundance of underground water, springs and vleis
  • Abundance of mining resources
  • Scenic and mountainous view
  • The town is centrally located ,a national highway passes through linking Beit Bridge to Zambia

 

Application Process
  1. APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Application letter
  • Company/organizational profiles

 

  1. APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

The Town Secretary

  1. O. Box 125

Shurugwi

Cell No.0772 769 052

Email Address:stctownsecretary@gmail.com

 

Investment Opportunities
Project Name Description Location And Land Aspects
Medium and low density residential, commercial and institutional stands development.

 

1.      1 400 medium density stands average size of 400square metres

2.      200 low density stands average size of 2000 square metres

3.      16 commercial stands

4.      7 institutional stands comprising churches ,crèches , clinics, and primary school stands

·         The area is located on the North Western side of the Town center

·         Gently sloping terrain

·         Gravel and stable soils

·         Title surveyed stands

·         Availability of major offsite infrastructure

Construction of Sebanga Poly Clinic 1.      Poly clinic to have maternity wing ,OPD and PMTCT sections  

·         To service populace in 3 neighborhoods of Sebanga Park area.

·         Located on the western side of the town center

 

Rehabilitation of Makusha sporting field 1.  A community sporting and football pitch meant to enhance recreation

2. To ensure the ground meets Zimbabwe Football Association standards(ZIFA)

 

·         Located on the southern side of Town

·         Easily accessible

 

 

 

Installation of  1000 prepaid water metres 1.      Prepaid metres to be installed in both residential and commercial properties ·         Project to cover service area

 

 

Water augmentation 1’increase pumping capacity and supply ·         Located on the south western side of the town center